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Classical Music and the Movies

Lots of movies use classical music. Sometimes, that music is such a big part of the movie that the two become linked forever.

Track list:
Joplin: Entertainer
Pachelbel: Canon
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, 1st Movement
Catalani: La Wally, 'Ebben, Ne Andro Lontano
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Johann Strauss Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Saint Saens: Symphony No. 3

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Scott Joplin's music was relatively unknown until it appeared in what movie?

Star Wars

Lord of the Rings

Shrek

The Sting

ET


2.2001: A Space Odyssey used music by what composer?

Ludwig Von Beethoven

Wolfgang A. Mozart

Richard Strauss

John Philip Sousa

Aaron Copland


3. What instrument is featured in Camille Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3?

Trumpet

Organ

Violin

Piano

Timpani


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